[Python-ideas] Making colons optional?
yaogzhan at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 16:14:44 CET 2009
On 6-Feb-09, at 11:15 AM, Curt Hagenlocher wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 6:37 AM, Riobard Zhan <yaogzhan at gmail.com>
>> You are assuming colons improve readability, which I disagree.
> "Readability" isn't an entirely objective metric. But making colons
> optional would mean that you're now looking at two different kinds of
> code -- with colons and without. And it's extremely hard for me to
> imagine that having two different kinds of code would not harm
Not when we dump colons like semicolons. We don't see two different
kinds of code, one with semicolons and the other without.
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